Ryerson has trial access to The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online through Nov 14th 2014.
With more than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive online reference resource devoted to music research about all of the world’s peoples.
Each volume contains an overview of the region, a survey of its musical heritage, traditions and themes; and a description of specific musical genres, practices, and performances. Articles include detailed photographs that show musicians, musical instrument, and the cultural context of dances, rituals, and ceremonies. Other images include drawings, maps, and musical examples for further study. Since its first publication in 1997, The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music has been the pre-eminent reference work for research in ethnomusicology. The online version of all 10 volumes will be available to our users through this trial.
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